Kjell & Company has a clear ESG agenda with highly ambitious targets for its own operations and for others in the Company’s value chain. The Company’s ESG agenda revolves around clearly set targets in three areas included in the ESG concept. These are climate, social sustainability and corporate governance.
Sustainability impact in the value chain
The greatest environmental impact in the value chain is from the materials used in products, transportation from Asia to Europe and waste related to end products and packaging. Throughout the value chain and also among its own staff, the Company monitors its impact on social aspects, such as working conditions and human rights, particularly in Asia. As a brand owner with a large share of products from Asia, the Company upholds high integrity to pursue a policy of zero tolerance toward bribery and other forms of corruption.
A summary of sustainability impact in the value chain is presented below: